[erlang-questions] idea: service pack one
Wed Nov 14 01:23:07 CET 2007
> Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2007 21:54:12 -0200> From: rsaccon@REDACTED> To: bob@REDACTED> CC: erlang-questions@REDACTED> Subject: Re: [erlang-questions] idea: service pack one> > I really don't understand why you want flash for the GUI, unless it is> a pure AIR project or a specialized video / audio application. But if> it is in the browser, then I see only disadvantages:> > - flash is not part of the browser DOM> - Flash is a usability and accessibility nightmare> - flash requires Designer comfortable with the proprietary Adobe> tools, if you want to customize the look and feel> - Flex is like Java: because of its complexity you need specialized> tools (Flex SDK, is eclipse + plugin, goodbye emacs) to handle it> > and I agree with Bob, if flash, and if as open source as possible,> than haXe (it is also more performant than AS3 since yesterday, if you> follow the haXe blog)> > On Nov 13, 2007 9:36 PM, Bob Ippolito <bob@REDACTED> wrote:> > On 11/13/07, Yerl <yerl@REDACTED> wrote:> > > Hi !> > >> > > > repeat after me: client = flash in the browser, server = erlang.> > > > Intermediate protocol = flash AMF> > > >> > > >> > > Cool slogan, but I prefer this one :> > > Repeat after me : client = flash in the browser with OpenLaszlo*, server> > > = erlang> > > Intermediate protocol = UBF**> > >> > > * http://www.openlaszlo.org/> > > ** http://www.sics.se/~joe/ubf/site/home.html> >> > That's a nice dream, but OpenLaszlo doesn't support AS3 (SWF 9) so it> > can't talk arbitrary TCP (UBF) and it doesn't have the same speed or> > capabilities as you'd get from the Flex 2 SDK. If you were adamant> > about going with something non-Adobe I'd think more about haXe than> > OpenLaszlo.> >> > I don't really see the point in talking UBF when AMF is going to be> > more efficient for the client to deal with, and the code would be more> > generally useful since it's a (de facto) standard.> >> > -bob> >> > _______________________________________________> > erlang-questions mailing list> > erlang-questions@REDACTED> > http://www.erlang.org/mailman/listinfo/erlang-questions> >> > > > -- > Roberto Saccon> http://rsaccon.com> _______________________________________________> erlang-questions mailing list> erlang-questions@REDACTED> http://www.erlang.org/mailman/listinfo/erlang-questions
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